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UN Rapporteur notes increased surveillance in Sri Lanka in 2019

A UN Special Rapporteur noted that there was increased surveillance in Sri Lanka in 2019, especially after the Easter Sunday attacks. A report submitted to the மேலும் படிக்க...

Ranil Jayawardena now a Minister in UK

UK MP Ranil Jayawardena has been appointed as a minister in Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government.“It’s a great privilege to have been asked by Boris மேலும் படிக்க...

Another flight leaves to repatriate more students from UK

Another special charter flight of the SriLankan Airlines has left to the Heathrow Airport in London today (05) to repatriate Sri Lankan students stuck in the மேலும் படிக்க...

Syrian army takes strategic town from rebels in new advance

Syria’s army has captured a strategically important town in Idlib in the rebels’ last major enclave, a war monitor and a military media unit run by its ally மேலும் படிக்க...

Typhoon leaves 22 dead in China, 10 still missing

A powerful typhoon left at least 22 people dead in China, after a landslide backed up a river that broke through debris and inundated homes, state media மேலும் படிக்க...

Jeffrey Epstein: Financier 'found dead in cell' in New York

Financier Jeffrey Epstein has been found dead in his prison cell while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, US media report. His body was discovered at மேலும் படிக்க...

Pakistan ex-PM Sharif’s daughter arrested amid crackdown

Pakistani anti-corruption officials arrested opposition leader and daughter of former Pakistani prime minister Maryam Nawaz Sharif Thursday, one of the most மேலும் படிக்க...

Trump, getting facts wrong, says he may free notoriously corrupt politician

 President Donald Trump has sent his clearest signal yet that he may be about to sign commutation papers freeing former Illinois governor and one-time மேலும் படிக்க...

China on red alert as Typhoon Lekima bears down on east coast

Chinese authorities have declared a red alert as a powerful typhoon heads towards the eastern coast. Typhoon Lekima is currently battering Taiwan with winds of மேலும் படிக்க...

A Giant Asteroid Will Fly Really Close To Our Earth, Travelling At 16,740 Kmph

On August 10, 2019, A giant asteroid is going to pass by our blue planet. How giant, you ask? Not much, roughly 569 metres in diameter, (for reference, the மேலும் படிக்க...